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Eurovelo 6 Goodbye Bicycles

Our policy on buying bikes for our tours is to get them cheap. Transporting them on flights back home usually results in expensive maintenance. So, we usually donate them to worthy causes or hope they are picked up by people who will enjoy them as we did. These two bikes from Halfords UK have served… Read More

Eurovelo 6 – The Finale – For Now…

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Well, we have finished Eurovelo 6 – for now. Mulhouse is our final resting place on this trip after 1,600km from Roscoff via Nantes. Now we are having a well earned break before flying home for more adventures in England. After all, it is our 40th wedding anniversary in August! We spoke too soon about… Read More

Love Eurovelo 6 Canals

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We have a saying in England. “What the Victorians did for us.” There is probably a similar proverb in France to describe what their ancestors of our so called golden age did for them. As cyclists, we only have to stand and admire the legacy of the industrial age in the shape of the wonderful… Read More

Eurovelo 6 Never Too Old

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You are never too old to get on your two wheels and cycle. We met Peter pedalling from Cologne to the South of France. It’s taken us a leisurely 6 weeks to cover 1,300km of EV1 & EV6. Peter at 68 is cycling over 100km per day! Good luck, God bless and keep those wheels… Read More

Eurovelo 6 France Almost There

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From Chagny it was another flat easy ride to Verdun-sur-le-Doubs and then on to Suerre. Except for the fact it was raining. It continued all the way to St-Jean-de-Losne. We were caught out extremely and ended up soaked. Luckily, this is a lovely laid back site called Les Herlequins run by very eccentric people. So,… Read More

Goodbye La Loire but Eurovelo 6 Flows On

We bidded farewell to Decize and Camping Les Halles and continued along the Canal du Centre overlooking the Loire. Passing through the spectacular setting for the town of Digoin, we said goodbye to the Loire. It was a poignant and sad moment as we passed high over her for the last time on a 250m… Read More

Jenny’s Birthday on EV6

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What a wonderful way to spend my birthday with such fabulous people like Celine, David, Vincent and Benoit at Camping Les Halles in Decize. We will never forget such a memorable evening. Thank you!